13. His middle name is Omari
Kanye’s full name is Kanye Omari West, and that middle name is now strangely appropriate. After all, “Omari” is a Hebrew word that means “speaker,” and there’s no doubt that Kanye’s fulfilled that role. Oh, and that nickname that Kim and Kanye have for daughter North? It may have something to do with dad’s middle name too – “Nori,” as some people have pointed out, seems to be a combination of Omari and Kim’s middle name, Noel.
12. He is a big, big fan of Michael Jackson
Kanye, it’s fair to say, loved Michael Jackson – still does, in fact. After all, not only do some of his lyrics reference the King of Pop, but he’s even gone so far as to say, “I would not be Kanye West if it wasn’t for Michael Jackson.” Plus, when Michael and Kanye eventually met, the normally bombastic rapper was the very epitome of cowed politeness – if that isn’t proof of superfandom, we don’t know what is.